Types of Applicants
Admission requirements and deadlines for submitting admissions materials depend in large part upon which type of applicant you are. The list below comprises the categories of applicants that we consider for admission to the University of Tennessee. Please select the category which best describes you to learn more about your application process.
ONLINE APPLICATION INFORMATION
Become a UT Vol-in-Progress (VIP), create your custom VIP page and apply for admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2013 at vip.utk.edu!
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a member of the Common Application. This option is for first-time entering freshman applicants only who plan to apply through the Common Application. Freshmen may apply through a UT VIP account or the Common Application.
Applicants are reviewed the same regardless of which application they choose to use. Both the UT VIP and the Common Application for Fall 2013 will be available in August 2012.
If you have questions, please contact us at email@example.com or 865-974-2184. Thank you!
- Freshman Applicants
High school students and graduates who have attended high school in the U.S.
- Transfer Students
Students who have graduated from high school and have been or are currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the U.S.
- International Students
Students not born in the United States and who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Readmission Applicants
Students who have completed at least 1 semester at UT Knoxville.
- Non-degree Students
Students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree who want to take classes at UT without seeking a degree.
- Visiting Students
Currently enrolled high school (including dual enrollment) or college students who want to take classes at UT without seeking a degree.
- Re-entry Students
High school graduates who have not attended college for three or more years, including students who have had a three year break in their college education.
» Did you take placement exams?
Placement exams include tests taken for AP, CLEP, and IB Credit. Find out how much credit UT offers when you score well on a placement exam.
» Special circumstances?
We give you the opportunity to include a personal statement in your application addressing your goals and interests as well as special circumstances that high school transcripts do not reflect. Your school and community activities and awards are also important ways that you can share your accomplishments in your application.